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Nov 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >>> we turn to the economy now, and some good news tonight for americans and their 401(k)s heading into thanksgiving. wall street ended the shortened holiday trading week on a two-week high, in fact. the dow closing at nearly 13,000. the fourth day of gains now, helped by that truce in the middle east this afternoon. wall street now hoping shoppers will provide the next boost to the economy, black friday now approaching. >>> there is still much more ahead on "world news" this wednesday night. on this night of travel in america, we take you inside the airplane of the future. a jet that erases jet lag? two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. i have a cold, and i to
Nov 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
to the economy. >>> and to a developing story now out of new england tonight. an explosion in springfield, massachusetts. this camera capturing the explosion right when it happened. two buildings flattened, sending a huge cloud of dark smoke into the air. right now, it appears a natural gas leak could be the cause. we're told the impact could be felt miles away. >>> to the weather now and to two real signs of what's come to. snow in michigan this evening at this college football game between northern illinois and eastern michigan. all part of a massive storm gathering steam. and the other headline? the plummeting temperatures. so, we bring in abc mrng jinger see. that system with all the snow, that's on the move tonight? >> reporter: that is. and, you know, we're going to drop off a little bit on the east coast, temperature wise but we're not going to get the snow. in places up in northern wisconsin, northern michigan, already 8 to 12 inches. let's see where that lake effect snoet moves now. still going to get a few more inches in parts of michigan and wisconsin, but look it from clevelan
Nov 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
's economy, and you can see how much right here. online shopping on this one day has nearly tripled in the last seven years. abc's neal karlinsky tells us what we're buying and why the big stores sometimes know even before we do. >> reporter: across the country today from so-called "couch commerce" at home to the cubicle at work, americans were buying at a record pace and having every bit of their online behavior tracked. we know that at least half of cyber monday purchases were made from a work computer while the boss wasn't looking, mainly between noon and 2:00 p.m. browsing reaches a peak in the evening. we know that today the most purchased items are consumer electronics including phones and tablets followed by clothing like jeans and sweaters, and in a growing trend, we know that more than ever before people are doing it on the go from a mobile device, many while walking the aisles inside a store. in fact, an estimated 48 million shoppers now do something called "showrooming," checking out a product or price in the real world before buying it online. >> it's personalized shoppi
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